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Ewan McQuater QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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Global
Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

Band 3

Ewan McQuater QC
Ewan McQuater QC is a renowned barrister who is regularly instructed in big-ticket insolvency cases. His broader areas of associated expertise include commercial dispute resolution and civil fraud, among others. He is adept at handling matters with an offshore slant, regularly appearing in courts in the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands and the Isle of Man.
Strengths: "An amazing advocate - he's very quietly persuasive, really methodical and very thoughtful." "A very experienced barrister who can deliver fair and balanced advice in difficult circumstances."
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 1

Ewan McQuater QC
Strengths: "A very experienced practitioner who delivers fair and balanced advice in difficult circumstances. He is very good at carrying his natural authority into the courtroom when making his submissions."
Recent work: Defended Barclays Bank in PCP Capital Partners v Barclays Bank, a high-profile dispute with financier Amanda Staveley, the principal of PCP. The case related to Barclays' GBP5.8 billion capital raising at the height of the financial crisis.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 1

Ewan McQuater QC
Strengths: "A fantastic, pleasant and efficient advocate."
Recent work: Instructed by Vodafone to defend a case brought by the administrators of the now insolvent Phones 4u, claiming that Vodafone, in combination with other mobile network operators, caused the highly publicised collapse into insolvency of Phones 4u.
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Offshore (Bar) - UK

Band 2

Ewan McQuater QC
Ewan McQuater QC has a strong commercial chancery practice and is noted for his strength in banking disputes. McQuater frequently acts for BVI liquidators and has substantial experience of handling high-profile cases.
Strengths: "Ewan is really straightforward to deal with and he is completely on top of everything. He is very down to earth and easygoing."
Recent work: Defended Bank Sarasin in the DIFC against claims exceeding USD1 billion brought by Kuwaiti former clients alleging deceit or misrepresentation said to have induced deposits or investments with the bank.
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